Emma joined ITaLI in 2020 as a Learning Designer, supporting academics and course teams to digitally uplift traditional and online courses.

Emma completed a Bachelor of Arts and a post-graduate teaching qualification, and began her career in the (very) early '90s using simple computer software to engage learners with diverse educational needs. Emma then attained an MA in Applied Linguistics – CALL, which ignited her passion for teaching language with technologies, and resulted in a move to Prague to teach English, and train new TESOL teachers. Emma has worked in higher education institutions in Queensland and abroad since 1999 in a variety of Learning Design and Educational Design roles. She attained her PhD in film and television and is passionate about the judicious use of media in online learning.